The week of April 12, 2015

An Issue of Ice and Fire
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The case against the Starks

By Selena Larson

Ned Stark is an a**hole, and so is his family.

Features

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Everything Jon Snow does not know

By Michelle Jaworski

Unlocking the biggest riddle of ‘Game of Thrones’: Jon Snow

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Searching for ‘Game of Thrones’ clues in George R.R. Martin’s archives

By Sarah Weber

GRRM keeps his life’s work—and a ton of weapons—in a public library. I scoured through it.

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How much would ‘Game of Thrones’ weddings actually cost?

By Rob Price

A real wedding planner does the math—jousting dwarves and all.

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A million ways to die in Westeros

By Mike Wehner

Here are the 45 most bizarre deaths in ‘Game of Thrones’ and beyond.

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An illustrated guide to the biggest dragons in fantasy

By Rob Price

How big will Khaleesi’s dragons be? We did the math.

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The ultimate power ranking of teenage fantasy queens

By Aja Romano

We love young women who rise to power. But it’s about so much more than kicking ass.

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The dark, hidden prophecies that shape the world of ‘Game of Thrones’

By Liz Dircks

Westeros is descending into chaos. We know why.

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The pains of learning to speak Dothraki

By Michelle Jaworski

Learning fictional languages is hard—it is known. 

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Mapping the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros

By Rob Price

Everything is bigger in ‘Game of Thrones.’

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Me IRL: Bryan Cogman

By Michelle Jaworski

This is what it’s like to be a writer on ‘Game of Thrones.’